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On the variability and prediction of rainfall in the post-monsoon season over India

Singh, N and Sontakke, NA (1999) On the variability and prediction of rainfall in the post-monsoon season over India. International Journal of Climatology, 19 (3). pp. 309-339.

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Considerable rainfall occurs in India during the post-monsoon period from October to December, particularly over north-eastern, eastern and southern regions, and this is of great significance in agricultural and allied sectors. For the first time, we have attempted to provide detailed information on the variability and predictability of the post-monsoon rainfall (PMR) of the country. Details on the summer monsoon rainfall from June to September are extensively documented. This study comprises four sections: (i) examination of large-scale rainfall features; (ii) examination of small-scale (or regional) rainfall features; (iii) diagnostic study in order to identify possible regional forcings and global teleconnections; and (iv) modelling long-period rainfall series and extrapolation of future trends for the next 10 years.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Royal Meteorological Society
Uncontrolled Keywords: El Nino-Southern Oscillation; prediction; quasi-biennial oscillation; rainfall, India
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Depositing User: IITM Library
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2015 05:51
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2015 05:51

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